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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
359 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TNZ008>011-027>034-064>066-042200-
SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-JACKSON-
PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
359 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

MORE SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT WHICH WILL PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN
ACROSS THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY, ADDING TO STORM TOTALS AND
ENHANCING THE FLOODING POTENTIAL. A WINTER STORM WILL THEN BEGIN
DEVELOPING LATER ON WEDNESDAY. 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND
INTERSTATE 65...AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. FREEZING RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

AS TEMPERATURES PLUMMET AND ACCUMULATIONS INCREASE...TRAVEL WILL
QUICKLY BECOME HAZARDOUS. TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE LIKELY TO
CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY.

FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW THE STORM SYSTEM. LOWS THURSDAY NIGHT
WILL DROP INTO THE 4 TO 12 DEGREE RANGE.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
REPORT ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
NASHVILLE.

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1030 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO
2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE REGION...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH
AND WEST OF NASHVILLE. SOILS OVER MUCH OF THE MID STATE REMAIN
SATURATED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF RECENT RAINS AND THE SLOW MELT
OF ICE AND SNOW FROM WINTER STORMS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS.
THIS IS ESPECIALLY SIGNIFICANT OVER NORTHERN COUNTIES...WHERE
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WERE GREATEST. THUS...ANY HEAVY RAINS
THAT FALL...PRIOR TO THE CHANGE OVER TO WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING...MAY LEAD TO PONDING IN ROADWAYS
AND LOCALIZED FLOODING CONCERNS.

TNZ005>011-023>034-064>066-041200-
/O.CON.KOHX.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
1030 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...CHEATHAM...CLAY...CUMBERLAND...DAVIDSON...DE KALB...
   DICKSON...FENTRESS...HOUSTON...HUMPHREYS...JACKSON...MACON...
  MONTGOMERY...OVERTON...PICKETT...PUTNAM...ROBERTSON...SMITH...
  STEWART...SUMNER...TROUSDALE...WHITE AND WILSON.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES...COMBINED WITH A SATURATED
  GROUND LAYER FROM PREVIOUS WINTER STORMS...WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK FOR FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
314 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS AROUND AND NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 40...

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING PLENTY OF
RAIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT FOLLOWED BY MIXED PRECIPITATION AND
FINALLY SNOW LATER IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY. AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES
OVERNIGHT INTO THE DAY WEDNESDAY...PRECIPITATION WILL SWITCH FROM
RAIN...TO A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND SNOW DURING THE
LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...AND FINALLY TO ALL SNOW
FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. SNOWFALL AND SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE BETWEEN 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH FREEZING RAIN
CAUSING ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH AS WELL.

MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY EVENING AS
THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION SPREADS OVER THE AREA. IN FACT...MAJOR
TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL LIKELY LAST ALL THE WAY INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON
SINCE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW THE FREEZING MARK
THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES IN MANY AREAS FRIDAY
MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE SINGLE DIGITS.

TNZ008>011-027>034-064>066-041100-
/O.UPG.KOHX.WS.A.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KOHX.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-JACKSON-
PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...
BYRDSTOWN...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...
CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE
314 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH SOME LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATION...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST
THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...FROM 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOON CST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND INTERSTATE
  65...AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE RAIN IN THE MORNING
  AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
  DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON FOR AREAS CLOSER TO INTERSTATE 65 AND IN THE
  EVENING FOR THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. THIS MIXED PRECIPITATION
  WILL CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID DAY FRIDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY
  KEEP MANY ROADWAYS SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD
  OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$



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